What is with ice skating and Christmas? They are like a match made in festive heaven!
Experience the thrill and fun of ice skating with various ice rinks around the country now up and running now to get you into the Christmas spirit!
In the East of England we have…
Royal Tunbridge Wells has an ice rink at the Beautiful Calverley Grounds, located right in the town centre! If you have the little ones with you why not take them on a magical visit to Father Christmas in his traditional Christmas log cabin overlooking the ice rink. Ice Skating runs from now until
Lots of choice, if you feel like a few days in Tunbridge Wells itself, you could visit Rivendell, just a 15 minute walk to the centre of town, it is a beautiful cosy cottage a short walk from a foodie pub.
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Sleeps: 4+2 | Bedrooms: 3 | From £332
The cottage has a fresh, contemporary country feel with a mix of wood and slate stone floors throughout. With a wood burner, a feature open fire place and even a little balcony, this cottage has all the ingredients for the perfect relaxing stay and is available at New Year – which would be such fun!
Bluewater has just opened the doors to its Winter Wonderland, a truly magical and dazzling day out for all the family! Santa and his elves will greet you in the biggest ever Grotto and will invite you to experience the amazing and wonderful winter magic with a fantastic real ice rink surrounded by a dramatic snowy skyline promises the most stunning festive ice skating experience. Why not stay around for a few days and experience all that Bluewater has to offer.
If you are in Sussex why not head to the breathtaking Royal Pavilion in Brighton for a spot of skating on a larger scale, there is 800 square metres of ice and space for 250 skaters! After your icy glide why not head to the pop-up rink side restaurant and bar! We have a county full of stunning cottages where you can make a weekend of it!
Moving further west, Winchester is a wonderful winter destination!
Sleeps: 2 | Bedrooms: 1 | From £266
This smart city hideaway is situated close to the vibrant Cathedral City of Winchester. Purpose built for two, Old Orchard Apartment has relaxation in mind and could be yours for this New Year’s Eve!!
Experience an exhilarating skate under the stars with friends and family at this beautiful open-air real ice rink. 1 hour sessions include free skate hire open now until Sunday 3rd January! Minimum age limit is 4 years although sessions for 2+ are available. Tickets are from the Cathedral Box Office on 01962 857 275 and online at www.winchester-cathedral.org.uk
For those who don’t fancy skating, there’s the wonderful Christmas market. Now in its tenth year, find over 100 beautifully decorated wooden chalets stunningly situated at the foot of the Cathedral in the historic Close brimming with Christmas gifts, decorations, and festive foods.
And if you are heading over to Bath, there’s ice skating right in the city centre of Bath! Set in the beautiful Royal Victoria Park they are located directly below one of Bath’s most famous landmarks: the Royal Crescent.
We have lots of cottages and apartments in cities all over the UK and skating is a great treat for all the family, getting them out in the fresh air and active! So if you are planning a little break before or over the festive period, just have a look at our website for availability.
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